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St. Andrews, St. Clements, West St. Paul
City of Selkirk


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Your area Chamber of Commerce since 1901

Hello Sheri... May is here! Fishing season in our area opens on  Saturday, May 14 and visitors will be returning for the tourism season. Let's be ready and welcoming! 

Selkirk Biz has activities coming up in June...details below.

There are also many other activities happening and news in the area with details listed below. 

Do you have something of your own being planned? email us the details for consideration in the Biz News! 

Hot  Spot Ads 

Want to see your business in the space above? Click here for details and sign up today! Starting in 2016, we will now offer bundling to combine with your membership renewals. 

Our complete member directory is located at the end of this newsletter.

Save the Date - Upcoming Events
 
Sandy Shindleman - June 9 (tickets on sale soon)
New Member & Networking Night - June 22
Annual Fair Parade - July 16 (entry forms available in June)
2nd Annual Golf Ball Drop - Sept 21
Speaker Series - Sept TBA
Biz Awards - Oct 26
Black Friday Weekend - Nov 25-27
Biz AGM & Elections - Dec TBA
ATTN: Chamber Members
Recycle Everywhere is offering all Members FREE Recycle Everywhere bins
It only takes a few minutes to order, hurry, supplies are limited for spring!!!!!  http://www.recycleeverywhere.ca/request-bins/application-free-public-space-recycling-bins/

 
What is Fairtrade?
Want to be involved?
See more info here
See the growing list of recognized workplaces here 
Looking for a way to give?

Selkirk Biz has opportunities for you to provide volunteer time, input ideas and shape our organization / community:

$$$Chamber Dollar program rebrand
Annual Fair Parade - July 16


For more information, please email Sheri or call 204-482-7176

 
Renewals are now in the mail

March & April renewals are now due and May renewals have been mailed. Please watch for your renewal package containing:
  • update & consent form
  • invoice
  • Hot Spot bundle info
  • 2015 Fun Facts
Thank you for your support in 2015!

*Selkirk Biz has a 60 day renewal policy
*Membership is a requirement of benefit eligibity
Electronic Vehicle Charging Station (EVSE)

THIS IS STILL UP FOR GRABS FOLKS!
Great opportunity to get our community & your location on the map!


The MB Electric Vehicle Association (MEVA) has a charging unit to donate and Selkirk is an area of interest! 

Your location could be the first in our community and the only one between here and Pine Falls.

See more information on chargers at this link


MEVA charging locations

If you are interested in having a charger at your location contact Sheri at Selkirk Biz for more details.

Early in May, census packages will be delivered to households across Canada, providing residents with the information they need to complete their questionnaire online or on paper.

Completed questionnaires will provide valuable information that will be used by all levels of government to make decisions about your neighbourhood and community. Information obtained through the census is needed to plan services such as child care, schooling, family services, housing, public transportation and skills training for employment.

Every person, young and old, must be included in the 2016 Census.

For more information about the 2016 Census, visit www.census.gc.ca.

Download this poster here

Calling all Local Businesses!

Did you know you can adopt a clinic?  More information can be read here

Want to organize a group of employees to donate? See more on group donations here

 

Why be a Recognized Business??


* attract and keep customers within a large and expanding number of older adults
 

* if a business is comfortable for older adults it will be comfortable for all ages
 
* practices are low cost or zero cost 

* door decal  to  identify your business 
* listed on the Age Friendly web site
* application & process is less than 1 hour

 

Book your FREE assessment by contacting:
Brady Clark at 204-785-4952 or email 
More details here

 

Join the growing list of recognized member businesses:

  • Hair Fantasy

  • K5 Insurance

  • Selkirk Friendship Centre

  • Selkirk & District Community Foundation

  • City of Selkirk Civic Centre & Community Services

  • Cool Dozen Micro Golf

  • Gaynor Family Regional Library

  • Dairy Queen

  • Subway (both locations)

  • One Insurance

  • Packers Fashion

  • Selkirk Marketplace

  • Interlake Real Estate

  • Tudor House Personal Care Home

  • Interlake Eastern Reg. Health Authority (corporate offices)
  • Jamie Sasley - Remax
  • Kreutzer.ca Real Estate
  • Cheeky Leaf
  • Manitoba Public Insurance
  • Growing Years
DID YOU KNOW...Manitoba Chambers of Commerce offers weekly business news? They are your connection to chamber and government news as well as business tips & careers.Sign up for weekly e-news here today!

NEW MERCHANT SERVICES....lowest rates for Members only!


If you are looking for the lowest Merchant Services Fees for your business, please take the time to contact First Data. This new program offered exclusively to members replaces the former program previously offered through TD Merchant Services.

More information here
As a benefit of membership, you have access to Chamber Group Insurance specializing in small business & headquartered right in Winnipeg! Visit their website here
DID YOU KNOW... they now offe
r Group RRSP plans?
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